The following local students graduated or achieved honors at area colleges and universities: Continue reading
The Town of Schroeppel Department of Community Services is offering an Arts and Crafts program for children ages 12 and under from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Continue reading
By Debra J. Groom
Raymond Younis, who has been in state prison for about 16 years due to a conviction as a sex offender in the Phoenix area in the late 1990s, was released from prison July 23. Continue reading
Kenneth M. Holland, of River Road, Phoenix, died Monday July 21, 2014 in Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw, NY at the age of 63.
He was born June 16, 1951 in Buffalo, a son of the late Merton and Mary (Carroll) Holland.
He was a graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton and was supervisor of transportation for Phoenix Central School where he had worked for 16 years prior to retiring.
An avid hunter, he was a member of the NRA, Tuscarora Hunting Club and Pathfinder Fish & Game.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Cahill) Holland whom he married in 1981; three sons, Kenneth Holland, Jr. of Brewerton, Kelly Holland of Houston, TX, Kyle Holland of Las Vegas, NV; a daughter, Krista (Timothy) Beechler of Java Center, NY; two granddaughters, Raena and Sydney; his beloved dog, Clicker; a sister, Beth Holland of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dennis Holland.
A Celebration of Kenneth’s Life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday July 27, 2014 at RFH’s Hideaway, 1058 County Route 57, Phoenix.
Memorials may be made to Scope-NY, 8316 Irish Rd., Colden, NY 14033-9777 (www.scopeny.org); Pathfinder Fish & Game Club, 116 Crescent Drive, Fulton, NY; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 (www.cancer.org).
Arrangements were completed by W. S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., 358 W. Main St., Arcade.
Online condolences may be offered at www.wsdavisfuneralhome.com.
Raymond Younis, who has been in state prison for about 16 years due to a conviction as a sex offender in the Phoenix area in the late 1990s, was released from prison today (July 23).
He has been “court order discharged” to “secure custody” within another state agency, according to information put out by The VINE Service.
On June 27, preschool and school-age students at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix learned about bike safety.
Billie Brady Crandall from the Oswego County Traffic Safety Board talked to the students about the importance of wearing a helmet to protect their brain.
In the photo directly above, Crandall is shown putting the bike helmet on Trenton Hoyt to demonstrate the correct way to wear the bike helmet. She also went over the road signs and what they mean. She explained that not only do drivers of vehicles have to abide to the traffic rules, so do bicyclists. Continue reading
Oswego lawyer Lou Anne Rucynski Coleman is running for Oswego County Family Court Judge and has been endorsed by the Oswego County Democratic Committee.
Coleman represents and advocates for children, parents and grandparents in Family Court. With more than 14 years of legal experience, she has proven her integrity and commitment to Oswego County families.
All of the libraries in Oswego County are receiving money through special funding in the state budget.
State Sen. Patty Ritchie obtained $148,000 for libraries in her Senate district in Central and Northern New York.